Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2002

RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 349



Honorable Robert Bunda

President of the Senate

Twenty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2002

State of Hawaii


Your Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Housing, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 349, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:


JAMES H. HATTAWAY, D.C., for a term to expire June 30, 2006;

begs leave to report as follows:

Upon review of the testimony and written statements submitted by the nominee, your Committee finds that James H. Hattaway has the necessary character, experience, and qualifications to serve on the Board of Chiropractic Examiners ("Board").

James H. Hattaway is a Doctor of Chiropractic and has productively served on the Board since August 11, 1998. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, New England School of Acupuncture, and Western States Chiropractic College. Dr. Hattaway's professional affiliations include the Hawaii State Chiropractic Association, Maui Chiropractic Society, and the American Chiropractic Association. Testimony supporting his nomination was received from the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and one individual.

Based upon the foregoing and the testimony submitted, your Committee finds that the nominee has been appointed based upon his credentials, integrity, and a desire to improve Hawaii through service on the Board.

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Housing that is attached to this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the background, character, experience, and qualifications of the nominee, has found the nominee to be qualified for the position to which nominated and recommends that the Senate advise and consent to the nomination.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Housing,